Bet El Kerem

Guesthouse in Aswan

This modern hotel on the west side of the Nile overlooking the desert and the Tomb of the Nobles is a great find, offering quiet, clean and comfortable rooms. The hotel boasts a wonderful rooftop terrace overlooking the Nile and Nubian village, and the staff is both friendly and proud to be Nubian.

Call ahead and Shaaban will come to fetch you or give you directions. The restaurant serves delicious meals (breakfast €5, lunch €7 and dinner €10).